February 15th, 2021

DwtS::Bruno::10

Word of the Day 02/15/21 Bounteous

Bounteous (adjective)
bounteous [ boun-tee-uhs ]


adjective
1. giving or disposed to give freely; generous; liberal.
2. freely bestowed; plentiful; abundant.

OTHER WORDS FROM BOUNTEOUS
boun·te·ous·ly, adverb
boun·te·ous·ness, noun
o·ver·boun·te·ous, adjective
o·ver·boun·te·ous·ly, adverb

WORDS RELATED TO BOUNTEOUS
beneficent, bighearted, bountiful, charitable, giving, magnanimous, munificent, philanthropic, substantial, abounding, ample, copious, plenitudinous, plenteous, plentiful, profuse, prolific, rich, voluminous

See synonyms for: bounteous / bounteously / bounteousness on Thesaurus.com

Origin: 1325–75; late Middle English (bountebounty + -ous); replacing Middle English bountevous < Middle French bontive (bontebounty + -ive, feminine of -if-ive) + -ous

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR BOUNTEOUS
May the bounteous Maruts be gracious to us, opening up to us the firm heaven and earth.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST|VARIOUS

The bounteous Maruts pour forth water, mighty at sacrifices, the fat milk of the clouds.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST|VARIOUS

Blowing forth their voice the bounteous Maruts performed, while drunk of Soma, their glorious deeds.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST|VARIOUS

Unstring thy strong bows for the sake of our liberal lords, O bounteous Rudra, be gracious to our kith and kin.
SACRED BOOKS OF THE EAST|VARIOUS

Now YOU come up with a sentence (or fic? or graphic?) that best illustrates the word.

I did a thing!

Okay, first, I finally got actual words for one of my actual fics done for the first time this year!  Second, I completed one of my WIPs!!! *happy dance* Only 20 more to go, like literally *facepalm*

In case any of you are curious about my fic:

Birthday Wishes and Surprise Kisses
Fandom: Sense8
Characters/Pairings: everybody, focus on Will/Riley and Will/Wolfgang

Summary: It's been a year since the Cluster came together, they've defeated Whispers and his people, cleared all their names and are finally able to start living their lives again. But first, it's their birthday, and that's the perfect excuse for them to all come together in person finally. There are friends and family to meet and a party to plan. And maybe a couple of guys find they have more in common than they originally thought.

Read the whole thing on AO3 or the last chapter on LJ